Live From Pullman National Monument, a tourist and tourism hotspot, with Dr Lyn Hughes

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Live From Pullman National Monument, a tourist and tourism hotspot, with Dr Lyn Hughes Dr. Lyn Hughes, founder of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum (NAPRPPM) hosts a unique global-cast magazine format - Talk Radio Show. The focus of the show is about all things Cultural Economic Development (CED) Tourism! The show is unique because of its eclectic blend of content that highlights history as it relates to Tourism, The Arts, Music, Business and People, but ultimately all focusing on the main topic Tourism. The show will have a particular focus on the economic benefit tourism can, could, and does have on the African American communities nationally. The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter boutique Museum is the only one of its kind in the world, and we could not do a show without discussing the life, legacy, and lessons from the International Ambassadors of Hospitality…the Pullman Porters, and their 100 years of Excellence. The passionate and poignant stories that exist in this legacy, serve as a tool to excite and encourage people of all ages to study the past to help create a better future. PO BOX 6276 CHICAGO ILLINOIS 60680-6276 10406 SOUTH MARYLAND AVENUE CHICAGO IL 60628 ▪ 773-850- 8580 https://aprpullmanportermuseum.org/ Museum History: The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum was founded in 1995 by Dr. Lyn Hughes. The facility is located in the Historic Pullman District in Chicago Illinois. On February 19, 2015 President Barack Obama designated the Historic Pullman district a National Monument that is now a part of the National Park Service. The museum is named after men who made history – Asa Philip Randolph and Pullman Porters, the men who made up the membership of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) union. Randolph was the chief organizer and co-founder of the BSCP, the first African-American labor union in the country to win a collective bargaining agreement. Under Randolph’s leadership, the Pullman Porters fought a valiant battle for employment equality with the corporate giant, the Pullman Rail Car Company. Their pioneering efforts created the first bona-fide union for the African American worker. This victorious struggle in America’s early labor movement was also the doorway through which many civil rights gains were made. The NAPRPPM is locally recognized as a historic site and is a unique addition to the tourism sites of the Pullman community of Chicago, Illinois. The Museu.Read more »

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